Younger People Can Suffer From Heart Failure Too

Last August, Kepu Savou, 29, thought he had a cold until he continued to get worse, suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath. Doctors found the Des Moines, WA, man had heart failure. He was rushed to UW Medical Center - Montlake where he waited for four months until he got a heart transplant. Savou never imagined something like this would happen to him, but it can. Dr. Claudius Mahr, a cardiologist with UW Medicine's Heart Institute, explains heart failure is a growing, all too common issue that affects people of all ages.

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Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC.

Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC

Director of Clinical Integration, Medical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support at UW Medical Center and UW Professor of Cardiology

Dr. Claudius Mahr is a board certified cardiologist, director of Clinical Integration and medical director of Mechanical Circulatory Support at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of Cardiology. Dr. Mahr specializes in providing care ...

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